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The Denuclearization of North Korea

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The United States and North Korea are engaged in an uncertain process aimed at finding a diplomatic resolution to the decades of conflict between their two nations, a history marked by partition, devastating war, crises, sanctions, and threats of force and threat of the use of nuclear war. This set of articles from Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament, The Nonproliferation Review, Science & Global Security and Global Change, Peace & Security bring together analysis that can help inform scholarship, public debate and policy making on the unprecedented interlinked challenges of ending US-North Korean hostility, denuclearizing North Korea, and achieving peace on the Korean Peninsula.

The collection includes policy articles on understanding the strategic and political dynamics and processes at work as well as technical studies that shed light on nuclear weapons, nuclear weapon materials and ballistic missile programs in North Korea and the task of verifiable disarmament. Taken together they allow the development of reasonable short-term and longer-term goals with regard to denuclearization and verification measures that could be applied to nuclear weapons, weapon materials, ballistic missiles and key components while reflecting the actually existing trust between the US and DPRK and creating a process to increase this trust so as to permit future steps.

Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament

An Open Access publication with a mission to create a new global governance regime for nuclear activities to facilitate the elimination of nuclear weapons. It also aims to serve as an important vehicle that puts forward proposals for policies and other ideas that could further contribute to nuclear disarmament.

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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The Nonproliferation Review

A refereed journal concerned with the causes, consequences, and control of the spread of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. The Review features case studies, theoretical analyses, historical studies, reports, viewpoints, and book reviews on such issues as state-run weapons programs, treaties and export controls, safeguards, verification and compliance, disarmament, terrorism, and the economic and environmental effects of weapons proliferation.

Language: en-US

Publisher: Routledge

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Science & Global Security

An international journal for peer-reviewed scientific and technical studies to support international security, arms control, disarmament, and nonproliferation policy. The journal covers nuclear, biological, chemical, space and cyber technologies and programs and related security issues. Its goals are to help develop the technical basis for new policy initiatives to reduce the risks from these technologies to international peace and security and to provide a resource for further scholarship and policy analysis.

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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TitleAuthor
A Cryptographic Escrow for Treaty Declarations and Step-by-Step VerificationSébastien Philippe, Alexander Glaser, and Edward W. Felten
Neutrino-based Tools for Nuclear Verification and Diplomacy in North KoreaCo-authored by a group of 20 researchers from seven countries (Britain, China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Russia, and the United States)
The Scope of Foreign Assistance to North Korea's Missile ProgramMarkus Schiller
Revised Geologic Site Characterization of the North Korean Test Site at Punggye-riDavid Coblentz, Frank Pabian
A Bayesian Model to Assess the Size of North Korea's Uranium Enrichment ProgramJohn E. Bistline, David M. Blum, Chris Rinaldi, Gabriel Shields-Estrada, Siegfried S. Hecker, M. Elisabeth Paté-Cornell
Using the Graphite Isotope Ratio Method to Verify the DPRK's Plutonium-Production DeclarationJungmin Kang

Global Change, Peace & Security

A leading refereed journal that addresses the difficult practical and theoretical questions posed by a rapidly globalising world. By focusing on the international dimension of political, economic and cultural life, it cuts across the traditional boundaries that separate states, economies and societies, as well as disciplines and ideologies.

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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